Posting InformationPosting Number PG192326EP
Internal Recruitment No Working Title Research Assistant - Applied Ecology Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate wtih Experience Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm Job Location Raleigh, NC (Starting October 2023 - Mississippi, MI) Department Applied Ecology About the Department
The Department of Applied Ecology integrates aspects of the broader fields of biology, ecology, genetics, toxicology, conservation and living resource management into a focused unit that employs novel approaches to confront local problems and global challenges. The department engages in highly collaborative research, education, and extension efforts that offer direct, practical solutions to current challenges in environmental and human well-being.
Essential Job Duties
The Research Assistant will oversee a multi-year black bear study in coastal North Carolina as part of the Hostetter Lab at North Carolina State University. The successful candidate will perform all duties, both in the field and laboratory to support this work and be able to independently conduct projects to this end. Because this is a new project, the successful candidate will be responsible for helping design and conduct research activities with a high degree of independence, in collaboration and consultation with the lead PI.
Essential job duties include, but are not limited to:
The successful candidate will work closely with scientists at North Carolina State University, USGS North Carolina Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Mississippi State University, and the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission.
At present, this position has funding for up to 24 months and is contingent on the continuation of funding.
The position will be located in North Carolina prior to the field season (January-April), during the field season (May-September; shared housing available, work vehicle provided), and assist with laboratory work at Mississippi State University (Starkville, MS) after the field season is complete (October 2023 through January 2024).
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience
Other Required Qualifications
Required License(s) or Certification(s)
Regularly drive pick up trucks for > 3 hours/day and occational use of an ATV.
Valid NC Driver's License required Yes Commercial Driver's License required No
Recruitment Dates and Special InstructionsJob Open Date 01/09/2023
Anticipated Close Date Open until filled. Special Instructions to Applicants
Please attach a Cover Letter, CV, and contact information for three (3) professional references.
Position DetailsPosition Number 00109862
Position Type EHRA Non-Faculty Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week) 1.00 Appointment 12 Month Recurring Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events Mandatory - Medical Emergencies Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No Department ID 112101 - Applied Ecology AA/EEO
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process are welcome to contact 919-515-3148 to speak with a representative at the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.
If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected].
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